PREPARING THE PROMOTION OF THE INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE
2018 EUROPEAN CULTURAL HERITAGE YEAR
An appeal to volunteers and voluntary associations !
Because of the role industrial and technological development played in the development of the European continent, and the influence Europe had on other continents, we are convinced that the industrial heritage should play a major role in the European Year of Cultural Heritage.
EFAITH thus has started a campaign to develop an agenda for 2018.
A first workshop took place in Barcelona on January 13th-14th 2017, a second one in Mechelen (Belgium) on June 24th. In the mean time we received many ideas and proposals from which we develop a general programme for 2018.
EFAITH has chosen to focus on and to stimulate the initiatives of volunteers and associations in, order to strengthen the role and approach of the voluntary sector. We also want to emphasize a common European approach, a cooperation between volunteers and voluntary associations accross borders.
We try to group the different initiatives across Europe thematically in six theme months and to
Click on the sub-tabs in the main menu (to the right of this tab) or on the links below
to see what ideas already have been launched,
and don't hesitate to send us YOUR ideas and proposals
- an industrial heritage theme for each month ?
- promote twinning and close cooperation between associations
And some other ideas for which we should like to have YOUR support
- young people and industrial heritage
- motivating and training volunteers
- help to save endangered industrial sites
- and our 2018 weekend
However - it depends on every industrial heritage association to turn 2018 into a success and to promote the industrial heritage on a local, regional, national and European level !